Wellness - General Health | 0-1 yrs

Benefits Of Breast Milk For Infants

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The benefits of breastfeeding and breast milk are truly immense as it has the ideal nutrition for infants. With a near perfect mix of vitamins, protein, and fat, breast milk has everything a baby needs to grow. The best thing about breast milk is that it is provided in a form which is easily digested by an infant. The antibodies present in breast milk make your baby strong enough to fight viruses and bacteria later on. Studies suggest that the risk of asthma and allergies are lower in breastfed babies. 

The amazing benefits of breastfeeding are not limited to the babies nutrition only. There are a whole lot of benefits for the breastfeeding mothers. Several studies reveal that breastfeeding is linked to pregnancy-related weight loss. If you are worried about your post-baby weight gain, breastfeeding your baby might help. Also, if you are struggling with post-partum depression, you should consider breastfeeding your baby. That's because mothers who opt for breastfeeding are less like to suffer from depression. 

When it comes to breastfeeding vs formula feeding, breastfeeding wins hands down. Breastfeeding has undeniable benefits. However, the decision to breastfeed lies with the mother.

If you are still contemplating on whether to breastfeed your child or not, skim through this ClipBook to learn more about the benefits of breast milk for your child and make an informed decision.

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